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Using Tech Tools to Personalize Professional Learning with Allie Rodman – Easy EdTech Podcast 113

In this episode, fellow ASCD author Allie Rodman unpacks the term personalized professional learning and shares strategies for setting intentions for your next professional development. You’ll hear her suggestions for picking EdTech tools that personalize professional learning and how to use tech tools from the business world, too.

Personalized Professional Learning

Do you want to learn more about personalized professional learning?

Allie Rodman, ASCD author and an expert on the topic of personalized PD, shares her insights in this episode. You’ll hear how she defines it and what strategies are involved with setting intentions for your next professional development. She also talks about picking EdTech tools that personalize PD and using tech tools from the business world, too!

Listen to today’s episode to get a better understanding of personalized professional development. It will help you make informed decisions when choosing EdTech tools for your own use or to support your colleagues.

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Professional Development Tips

  • First, professional learning should be purposeful.
  • Next, leave room for personalization.
  • Then, find complementary tools.
  • Finally, use mobile and micro apps.

Sponsored by LenovoEDU

This episode is sponsored by the LenovoEDU Community which you can find at — this free platform lets you join groups to connect with education experts, to find videos and articles on educational content — including some exclusive blog posts I put together for them. Head over to to sign up for free!

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Monica Burns

Dr. Monica Burns is a former classroom teacher, Author, Speaker, and Curriculum & EdTech Consultant. Visit her site for more ideas on how to become a tech-savvy teacher.

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